BSE Social SCIENCE EDUCATION 9-12

The Division of Education offers either a BSE in Social Science Education that prepares students to meet Missouri state certification requirements for teaching history, government, economics, behavioral science, and geography in grades 9-12.

Common Core: See Common Core requirements
Required Courses from General Education:
HI117  Development of the United States I (3)
PS101  U.S. Government (3)
Science with a laboratory (4)
 
Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts:
When choosing a Humanities course, see guidelines.
When choosing a Fine Arts course, see guidelines.
   3 hours 
Social Sciences PY210 Educational Psychology and PY223 Developmental Psychology: See guidelines.    6 hours
Additional Science with or Without Lab:  3-4 hours
Analytical Skills:  Must take ED122 Educational Technology 2 hours
Social Science Education Major Requirements (33 hours)
Required Courses (15 hours):
HI101  World History I (3)
HI102  World History II (3)
HI118  Development of the United States II (3)
HI205  World Geography (3)
HI352 Contemporary American History (3) 
EC101 General Economics (3)
SO101 Sociology (3)

Choose one of the following (3 hours):
HI306  The Civil War and Reconstruction (3)
HI316  U.S. Intellectual/Cultural History to 1865 (3)
HI318  U.S. Intellectual/Cultural History Since 1859 (3)
HI/PS319  The American Presidency, Past and Present (3)
HI320  The American Way of War (3)
World or European History (3 hours):

Choose one of the following (3 hours):
HI314  History and Politics of Russia (3)
HI315  The History and Politics of England (3)
HI354  The Vietnam War: An International History (3)


 
Choose one of the following (3 hours):
PS308  American Constitutional Law and the Judicial Process (3)
PS309 Law in American Society (3)

Choose one of the following (3 hours):
PY101 General Psychology (3)
PY211 Psychology of Personal Adjustment (3)
PY308 Personality (3)
Professional Education Requirements (34+ Hours)
ED101  Foundations of Education (2)
ED102  Field Experience I (1)
ED105 Field Experience II (0-1)
ED122  Education Technology (2) [if not taken in Tier Two]
ED313 Classroom Behavior Management (3)
ED350 Education Methodology (2)
ED370SS  The Methods and Teaching of Social Sciences (3)
ED453  Education as a Profession (2)
ED454  Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (2)
ED462  Supervised Student Teaching (Capstone) (10)
ED470 Instructional Interventions for Students with Reading Deficits (3)
ED471  Teaching Reading in the Content Area (3)
PY210  Educational Psychology (3)
PY223  Developmental Psychology (3)
PY342  Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)
PY343  Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)
Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)

 

Bachelor of Science in Education, Middle School Social Science - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements
Required Courses from General Education:
HI117 Development of the United States I (3)
PS101 U.S. Government (3)
Science with a laboratory (4)
Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (19 Hours)
Fine Arts or Humanities:
When choosing a Fine Arts course, see guidelines.
When choosing a Humanities course, see guidelines.
3 hours
Social Sciences: PY210 Educational Psychology and PY223 Developmental Psychology 6 hours
Additional Science with or without Lab: 3-4 hours
MA224 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (4) 4 hours
ED122 Education Technology 2 hours
Professional Education (26 Hours)
ED101  Foundations of Education (2)
ED102  Field Experience I (1)
ED105 Field Experience II (0-1)
ED313  Classroom and Behavior Management in the Middle and Secondary Classroom (3)
ED314  History & Philosophy of Middle-Level Education (3)
ED350 Education Methodology (2)
ED 370SS Methods of Teaching Social Science (3)
ED453  Education as a Profession (2)
ED454  Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (2)
ED462  Student Teaching (10)   
ED470 Instructional Interventions for Students with Reading Deficits (3)
ED471  Teaching Reading in the Content Area (3)     
PY210  Educational Psychology (3)
PY223  Developmental Psychology (3)
PY342  Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)
PY343  Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)
Social Science Subject Area requirements (18 Hours)
HI101  World History I (3) OR HI102 World History II (3)
HI118  Development of the United States II (3)
PY101  Introduction to Psychology (3) OR SO101 Introduction Sociology (3)
HI205 World Geography (3)
EC101 General Economics (3) or EC201 Macroeconomics (3) or EC202 Microeconomics (3)
EC/SO/PY/HI Electives (3)
Students must complete 24 hours in Social Sciences.
Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)